Miss our Bike Tour? Check out our Photo Tour!

Over mighty hills and across coursing rivers, the 2018 USGBC EPMA Bike Tour rode from sustainable site to sustainable site across Somerville Saturday, August 25th. Our multi-generational band of bikers rode all morning and into the afternoon to visit several sites...

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4 Predictions for Healthy Buildings in 2019

In 1984, the World Health Organization (WHO) coined the term “sick building syndrome.” That same year, a WHO Committee report suggested that up to 30% of new and remodeled buildings worldwide might be the subject of excessive complaints related to indoor air quality.1...

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EPMA Meeting Recap: The Envision Rating System

Written by Lindsey Machamer As a civil engineer, I feel proud to be contributing to the development of our public infrastructure which will be around for 25, 50, or even 100 years. The state of the US infrastructure is at a critical point where significant investment...

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Meet our HBS 18 Sponsors

At USGBC MA, we are proud to work with a diverse community of leading companies in the Massachusetts area. Take a look below to learn a little bit more about out Healthy Building Summit 2018 Sponsors. At SmithGroup we work to create a legacy of inspiring places that...

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Baseball and Rooftop Farms: A Tour of Fenway Park

Written by Julie Salvatoriello USGBC EPMA, alongside Net Impact Boston, took a tour of the Fenway Rooftop Garden lead by Jessie Banhazl from Green City Growers and Brendan Shea from Recover Green Roofs. The 2,400sqft Fenway Rooftop Garden is in its fourth year of...

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EPMA Summer Picnic Recap

by Kelsey Margulies EPMA's Summer Picnic was a great success, gathering together young professionals from all backgrounds in the building industry. Guest speakers Lawrence Flicker, Steven Burke, and Michelle Moon joined us and lead discussions on integrating wellness...

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Intern Spotlights: Meeting our 2018 Summer Extraordinaires

Ethan Vonderheide Hi, I’m Ethan Vonderheide from Maine. Though not born there, It’s where I have my earliest memories. The connection to the wilderness of the region was always clear to me, there was a respect for the land, much of it untouched and wild. “Breathe easy...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Architects Roundtable

    February 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
  2. Presinar – Green Lights: A Lighting Manufacturer’s Road Map to LEED v4

    February 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Intro to Passive House

    February 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  4. Emerging Professionals of Massachusetts Meeting

    February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. LEED BD+C version 4.1 – What You Need to Know

    February 26 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am